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 By David Pan    Sports    July 11, 2018

Two Little League umpires honored for their service

Two of Mukilteo Little League’s own were recognized for their excellence in umpiring. Jason Becker and Michael Lechnar both received Umpire of the Year awards. Becker was named the 2018 Joe Fisher...

 

Kiss of the Ocean: Our story/Chapter 1

John and Alina Munoz came to Mukilteo four years ago. Their son earned a scholarship to play college baseball, so they packed up and moved from Spokane where they had raised their five children. Originally, John and Alina grew up in L.A. where they...

 

Kathleen Neely from Mukilteo NOAA Lab to speak to Mukilteo Historical Society meeting this Thursday

Get a glimmer of the workings of the NOAA Mukilteo Research Station from Marine Biologist Kathleen Neely. She has called the lab home for the past 10 years, and will discuss the Field Station's past, current and future projects. Ms. Neely grew...

 

Lighthouse openings this summer coincide with the Farmer's Market every 1st and 3rd Wednesday

This summeryou can visit the lighthouse while enjoying the Farmer's Market on the first and third Wednesdays from 4-7 p.m. In addition, the gift shop will be open to browse for mementos of your visit. Come enjoy the stunning early evening views,...

 

Suspects arrested in Beverly Park Road killing

Multiple suspects have been arrested in connection with a vicious killing after a dead body was found off Beverly Park Road last Tuesday, July 3. Officers from the Mukilteo Police Department...

 

Science camp grand opening slated

STEMTREE Education Center Grand Opening & Ribbon Cutting with Mayor Gregerson is July 17, 5-7 p.m. Come tour the new Education Center and meet the Stemtree of Mukilteo staff and the founder of the Stemtree Method, Abdelghani Bellaachia, Phd (aka...

 

Mukilteo PD host second Youth Academy

Mukilteo Mayor Jennifer Gregerson posing with some of the 17 students taking part in the 2018 Mukilteo Police Youth Academy. According to the Mukilteo Police Department’s Twitter page, the Youth Academy begins with a safe driving with geography...

 

Mukilteo man runs to honor friend

If you live in Mukilteo, there’s a high chance you’ve seen Craig Sylvester on one of his runs. Like many people, Sylvester, a father of four, runs to stay in shape. But he also runs to keep alive...

 

Off-leash dog attacks upsetting Mukilteo residents

Off-leash dogs have created what many people feel to be an unsafe environment inside Mukilteo’s parks. Last month, as Mukilteo resident Alyssa Wooldridge and her chocolate labrador retriever, Bear, were making their regular hike through Japanese...

 

Mother of shooting victim files wrongful death lawsuit

Allen Ivanov, the shooter at a Mukilteo house party in 2016 that killed three and wounded another, is being sued in a wrongful death lawsuit. Autumn Snider, the mother of Jake Long, one of the three...

 

Agent Amy Morrison brings ‘client first’ approach to real estate

It would take someone who can think outside the box to be able to connect the dots between a job as a Doula (helping deliver babies) and a career as a real estate broker. Amy Morrison is just such a person. She decided to shift her career into...

 

Confirmed measles case in Snohomish County

Local public health officials have confirmed a measles infection in a member of a large group of foreign minors visiting multiple states in the U.S. as a part of a summer program. The Snohomish Health District’s Communicable Disease and...

 

A Woodsound 4th of July

Members of the Woodsound neighborhood in the Picnic Point area held their annual 4th of July parade. Fire District 1 had a fire engine lead the parade with lights and a siren. According to Roger Nystrom, the attendance grows each year as new...

 

Mukilteo whale watching

See that puff of mist? Mukilteo resident Derek Hanson captured a photo of a humpback whale that was cruising by the Mukilteo beach last week. Hanson lives in the Losvar Condominiums and got this shot off of his balcony as it was b...

 
 By Chuck Sigars    General    July 11, 2018

The calamity of so long life

I’m only a couple of weeks away from my 60th birthday, and I still haven’t received my copy of “Survival Skills for Senior Citizens.” Honestly, this is sort of a lifelong complaint. I keep mis...

 
 By Sarah Kneller    General    July 11, 2018

Emergency Preparedness - are you ready for a disaster?

Fairly recently, my family reinvested in new emergency preparedness kits, which got me to thinking, how many people in our community are prepared for a natural or man-made disaster? No matter where you live, disaster can strike at any time, so...

 

Mukilteo finishes second | Baseball

The Mukilteo 9U All-Star team, representing the Mukilteo Baseball Club, finished second at the annual Legends Baseball Tournament Sunday, July 8, in Monroe. The team includes: head coach Kevin Rohrich, assistant coach Tyler Linde and players Connor...

 

Letters to the Editor | Awards and State Senate

Honored by this award From the bottom of my heart, I am incredibly humbled and honored to be the chosen as the recipient of the 2018 Mukilteo Citizen of the Year Award. What a beautiful surprise and gift it was to receive a lunchtime visit by the...

 

Pair of Mariner players help Washington hoops team take second place at USA Games

A pair of Mariner players helped Team Washington finish second in the traditional female basketball tournament at the Special Olympics USA Games Thursday, July 5, at the University of Washington’s Alaska Airlines Arena. Melany Hernandez and Agwin...

 

Former resident showcasing art at Rosehill

The city of Mukilteo is sponsoring an exhibit of fine art by former Mukilteo and Greenback, WA resident Bob Bengtsson, at the Rosehill Community Center, 304 Lincoln Ave. in Mukilteo. The exhibit began on July 2 and will run through Sept. 10. Six year...

 

Port of Everett Sail-In Cinema kicks off next week

The first Sail-In Cinema at the Port of Everett is next Friday, July 20 with the classic flick “Jaws” at 9:30 p.m. Join the Port of Everett on Friday nights, from July 20 to Aug. 24, at the Port of Everett’s Boxcar Park. The Port’s Sail-in...

 

Police Beat: 6/29-7/7

June 29 Suspicious women Officers responded for two suspicious females. They were contacted and there were no problems. 5200 block of 81st Place SW. Public works to the rescue Officers responded for a tree down. Public works responded and cleared...

 

Free indeed

Freedom. Specifically, the freedom a student feels as he or she runs out the door at the end of the last day of school. Remember those days? I sure do. There’s a release that happens: it’s the release of the heavy weight of studying and school re...

 

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